There’s a lot about (music-related) gear on this blog, mainly because I have a lot of it. And as expected, there’s good pieces and bad pieces of gear. And then there’s what I’d like to call “game-changing gear”: pieces of gear (in the widest sense) that have changed the way I make music. This post […]Read more "Tech Thoughts: Game-Changing Gear"
Pretty much an ongoing discussion: I’d like to remove Motion/Mental from the Mothership to use it as the Mescaline monolith, but retain the ability to make unusual percussive sounds. This is the discussion.Read more "Synth Thoughts: A Drum Voice for the TNG Mothership"
A few recommendations about things every somewhat electric/electronic musician might want to have.Read more "Tech Thoughts: Little Helpers (for the electronic musician’s workplace)"
Thoughts on the tracks of “Vektormenschen”.Read more "“Vektormenschen” – Track by Track"
There’s a new album! It’s called “Vektormenschen”, and it uses material from the Spielsachen series.Read more "“Vektormenschen” – Album Release"
Rather than a lot of babbling, this is a series of photos and videos about anything related to Spielsachen – everything since September 2017.Read more "Spielsachen Generations"
Pretty much all of the processors I use for my ersatz mastering jobs these days.Read more "Tech Thoughts: My Preferred Mastering Chain (VST)"
The final one of my three grooveboxes is slightly…different: The Folktek Mescaline is a set of three Eurorack modules which come mounted to a shiny frame and use breadboard wires for most of the patching. Let’s see what you can do with it.Read more "Review: Folktek Mescaline"
“Spielsachen” has been going on for quite some time (more than two years), and resulted in fifty videos to date.
Here’s my personal picks from that pool of modular thing performances – what are yours?
In the time since late December, I got a total of three things called “groovebox”. The Akai MPC One is maybe the youngest child of the mother of all grooveboxes. Let’s review it.Read more "Review: Akai MPC One"